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Advance Care Planning

 

Referral to the Peninsula Health Advance Care Planning Service via ACCESS

Phone  1300 665 781 or fax referrals to ACCESS on 9784 2309.

 GP referral process

  1. Discuss Advance Care Planning and provide information and a printed resources such as the Advance Care Planning  Fact Sheet and/or Brochure
  2. Obtain patient’s consent to make the referral
  3. Complete and print a referral letter  or use the ACCESS Referral form //ACCESS Referral Form

Advance Care Planning Resources

For GPs

For patients

Advance Care Planning Forms

Decision Assist for GPs

Decision Assist program is funded by the Australian Government and aims to build capacity, linkages and access to palliative care and advance care planning services by providing support and education to GPs and aged care staff. 

CALL- 1300 668 908 – 7 days per week, from 8 am until 8 pm

  • Speak directly to a ACP expert
  • Access specialised information and support relevant to each state or territory
  • Gain access to evidence based resources, support and mentoring, as well as education and referral to appropriate support services as required. 
  • Costs the same as a local call

More information can be found at  www.decisionassist.org.au

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